Endorsements

If you would like to endorse our organization, or a particular effort, please contact info@sensiblewashington.org.

Our proposal to defelonize personal drug possession, announced on August 13th, 2013, has been endorsed by the following lawmakers and organizations:

  • State Representative Sherry Appleton (23rd District)
  • State Representative Jim Moeller (Speaker Pro Tempore, 49th District)
  • State Representative Jessyln Farrell (Assistant Majority Whip, 46th District)
  • State Representative¬†Joe Fitzgibbon (34th District)
  • State Representative Chris Reykdal (22nd District)
  • State Representative Luis Mosoco (1st District)
  • State Representative Mary Helen Roberts (Vice Chair, House Public Safety Committee)
  • State Representative Gerry Pollet (46th District)
  • Senator Jeannie Kohl Welles (36th District)
  • King County Councilor Dave Upthegrove
  • Law Enforcement Against Prohibition
  • Students for Sensible Drug Policy
  • November Coalition
  • Washington CURE

In 2012 our organization collected the following endorsements:

  • Judge Jim Gray, 2012 running mate to presidential candidate Gary Johnson, author and former presiding judge of the Superior Court of Orange County, California
  • Roger Goodman, 45th District Washington State Representative
  • Joe Fitzgibbon, 34th District Washington State Representative
  • Nick Licata, Seattle City Council-member
  • Dr. Lester Grinspoon, Harvard Psychiatry Professor, and author of “Marihuana Reconsidered”
  • Toby Nixon, Kirkland City Council member, former Washington State Representative (R-Kirkland)

In 2011, we garnered the following endorsements:

  • The 27th Legislative District Democrats
  • Whatcom County Democrats
  • Fidalgo Democrats – Anacortes and surrounding West Skagit Co
  • Cannabis Culture
  • Grammas for Ganja
  • Patients for Full Legalization
  • The Washington Teapot Party
  • Students for Sensible Drug Policy at Lewis & Clark College
  • Norm Stamper, Seattle Chief of Police (Ret.)
  • James Bakalar, co-author of Marihuana, the Forbidden Medicine.

Our 2010 initiative was endorsed by the following people and organizations:

  • Washington State Democrats
  • NORML – National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
  • NORML – Washington State Chapter
  • King County Democratic Central Committee
  • The 23rd Legislative District Democrats
  • The 30th Legislative District Democrats
  • The 37th Legislative District Democrats
  • The 39th Legislative District Democrats
  • The 41st Legislative District Democrats
  • Libertarian Party of Washington
  • Whatcom County Democrats
  • Norm Stamper, Seattle Chief of Police (Ret.)
  • Jim Kenny, Democratic candidate for Snohomish County Prosecutor
  • Dr. Lester Grinspoon, MD, faculty emeritus, Harvard Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, and author of “Marihuana Reconsidered”